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Can dogs eat cilantro?

Cilantro is safe for dogs to eat, but it shouldn’t be a free-for-all. Here’s how to know how much cilantro is too much.

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Can cats eat shrimp?

Before feeding your cat shrimp, make sure that it’s prepared correctly with our tips.

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Is salt bad for dogs?

Salt (in moderation) can benefit dogs, especially those with certain health conditions. But too much salt can have serious consequences.

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7 signs your dog is depressed and how to help them feel better

When a dog is depressed, it’s up to the pet parent to turn their mood around. Check out our tips for lifting your pup’s spirits.

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Can dogs eat cottage cheese?

Sharing a spoonful of cottage cheese with your dog isn’t the worst snack, but it shouldn’t be a staple in their diet, either. Here’s what else to know about serving your dog cottage cheese.

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Learn more about buprenorphine, a medication that treats cat pain

Buprenorphine is usually administered at the vet’s office, but sometimes vets will send it home with pet parents. Here’s how to give the medication at home.

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9 reasons why your cat might be losing their hair

Cats lose their fur due to an array of underlying conditions. Not every treatment plan is the same, here’s what vets commonly recommend.

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Does your dog have a skin infection? Learn how Simplicef can help

Dogs with skin infections might benefit from Simplicef, a prescription antibiotic. Here’s what side effects to look out for.

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Was your dog bitten by an animal? Ask your vet about clindamycin

If your veterinarian prescribed clindamycin to help your dog’s wounds heal, don’t be surprised if they don’t enjoy the taste. Here’s how to get them to eat it.

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Everything you need to know about Dasuquin for dogs

Dogs with osteoarthritis might benefit from Dasuquin. However, you’ll want to use our list to determine which version is right for your dog.

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7 signs your cat might have hookworms

Hookworms are a common parasite that infect cats, but they can be easily prevented. Here's how to get ahead of your pet's health.

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Why dogs with Bordetella shouldn't go to the park

Bordetella causes kennel cough in dogs, which is easily spreadable. Here’s how your veterinarian might suggest preventing or treating this infection.

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Was your cat prescribed Clavamox? Here's what you should know

If your cat was prescribed Clavamox but the serving details and side effects are a little fuzzy, we’ve got you covered.

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Understanding liver disease and how it affects dogs

Because liver disease isn’t one specific ailment, its symptoms and root causes can differ between dogs. Here’s the common signs to look out for to get your pup help.

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Why is my dog drooling more than normal?

It’s normal for a little drool to appear when you’re giving your dog a treat. But there are some mild-to-more-severe reasons behind excessive slobber that you should know about.

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Can dogs eat eggplant?

Depending on the bite, small amounts of eggplant are generally safe for dogs. Just know that some parts of the vegetable are toxic to pups.

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Hydrocephalus affects certain dog breeds more than others

Hydrocephalus is a life-threatening condition if left undiagnosed and untreated. Learn the symptoms of this condition so you can get your pup help if they start showing signs.

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4 types of bladder stones that affect dogs

Bladder stones means clumps of minerals have stuck together to form solid stones in your pup’s bladder. Here’s how to remove and prevent bladder stones in dogs.

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Megaesophagus could be causing your dog to regurgitate their food

If your dog has trouble keeping their food down and therefore seems super hungry, you’ll want to find out how megaesophagus could be contributing to their discomfort.

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Can dogs eat butter?

Even though butter is a staple in many people's diets, it's not great for dogs to eat, as it can cause sickness. Find out why.

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How does gastroenteritis affect dogs?

If your dog is vomiting or has diarrhea, gastroenteritis could occur, too. Learn more about this condition and how to treat it.

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Here's what your dog's eye discharge means based on color

Have you spotted discharge near your pup’s eyes? The color can indicate what they're potentially struggling with.

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Here's why your potty-trained dog is having accidents inside

Incontinence means your pet can’t control when they go to the bathroom. And while it’s likely frustrating for them and you, there are vet-approved ways to manage the condition.

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How to tell if your dog has a staph infection

Staph infections happen when a bacteria on a dog’s skin overrides their natural defenses. Here’s how to tell if your pup has this skin condition.


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